April 21, 1933 — Oct. 30, 2015
Ruth Sheskey, a lifelong resident of Waukesha, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 30, 2015, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital at the age of 82. Ruth was born on April 21, 1933, the daughter of Marius and Anna Jepsen.
Ruth was employed by Wisconsin Bell in Waukesha. She later transferred to Directory Assistance on Davidson Road, where she retired with 25 years of service. Ruth loved traveling with the Six Friars and a Monk, listening to her husband playing music, being outside and spending time with her family.
Ruth is missed by her husband of 63 years, Don; children, Kim (Cindy) Sheskey of Brandon, Lori Olson of Waukesha and Thomas (Susan) Sheskey of Waukesha; grandchildren, Nick (Laura), Nathan (Kaitlin), Craig (Kim), Katelyn, Christopher, Eric, Kyle, Rusten, Garrett and Spencer; and great-grandchildren, Harlan, Gwen, Finley, Kyla and Maci.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
The first visitation for Ruth was held on Monday, November 2, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 424 Hyde Park Ave, Waukesha, WI 53188. The second visitation is today, Tuesday, November 3, from 10:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. funeral service at St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church. The Rev. D. Andrew Fetters will be officiating. Entombment will immediately follow at Prairie Home Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church (see address above).
Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family.
For further information, please call 262-542-6609, or for directions, an online obituary, or to leave a condolence, please visit www.WaukeshasFuneralHome.com.